Links – State Partners & Allies
Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, http://cccnewyork.org – New York City’s only locally-based, multi-issue child advocacy organization.
Cornell University – Cooperative Extension, http://www.cce.cornell.edu – serves urban, suburban, town and rural areas by offering programs in five broad areas: Agriculture & Food Systems; Children, Youth, & Families; Community & Economic Vitality; Environment & Natural Resources; and Nutrition & Health.
Coalition for Homeless Youth, http://www.nychy.org – committed to working on behalf of runaway, homeless and street youth to ensure their rights.
Neighborhood Family Services Coalition, http://www.nfsc-nyc.org – a group of service providers and advocacy organizations in New York City that is committed to the provision of quality services for children, youth and families at the neighborhood level.
New York State Parks and Recreation Society (NYSPRS), http://www.nysrps.org – serves the leisure service industry as an independent, nonprofit, public interest, professional membership association.
New York Advancing Youth Development, http://www.nyayd.org – a statewide partnership whose goals are to institutionalize the basic principles of positive youth development in New York State agencies and programs serving youth, increase the knowledge and skills of frontline youth workers, support recognition of the field of youth work as a valued profession, and to initiate and strengthen local youth development networks for youth workers.
Office of Children and Family Services – New York State Commission on National and Community Service (AmeriCorps), http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/youth/nyscncs – the Governor appointed body charged with fostering volunteerism and community service activities that meet the needs of New Yorkers.
State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association (NYPJOA), http://www.snypjoa.org – certifying organization for Juvenile Officers as well as providing trainings and seminars related to juvenile justice matters.
United Neighborhood Houses (UNH), http://www.unhny.org – a federation of 36 independent settlement houses and community centers throughout New York City seeking to achieve social reform and to provide a voice for New York’s low-income residents.
NYS Network for Youth Success, www.networkforyouthsuccess.org New York State Afterschool Network (NYSAN) is a public-private partnership of organizations throughout the state dedicated to building a youth-serving system that increases the quality and availability of afterschool and expanded learning programs.
SCAA – www.scaany.org The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy is a statewide, nonprofit, policy analysis and advocacy organization working to shape policies to improve health, welfare and human services for all New Yorkers, especially those who are poor or vulnerable
Families Together in NYS www.ftnys.org Families Together is a non-profit, family-run organization that strives to establish a unified voice for families of children and youth with social, emotional and behavioral challenges.
The Council on Children and Families http://ccf.ny.gov/ The Council on Children and Families coordinates New York’s health, education and human services systems as a means to provide more effective systems of care for children and families.